Train reservations in Italy

Seat reservations and night train reservations

Costs & overview

Train reservations in Italy

  • EuroCity (domestic journeys)
    Frecciarossa / Frecciargento / Frecciabianca (Trenitalia's high-speed rail)
    Reservation = required
    Availability = unlimited untill train is full
    € 10 in 2nd class and € 15 in 1st class

  • EuroCity Brennerpass (Munich-Innsbruck-Bolzano vice versa)
    Reservation = required
    Availability = unlimited untill train is full
    € 14,50 in 2nd class and € 15,90 in 1st class

  • InterCity
    Reservation = optional (recommended for long distance travel)
    Availability = unlimited untill train is full 
    € 3 in 2nd class and 1st class

  • Italo (private company running high-speed trains in Italy)
    Reservation = compulsory
    Please mind that Interrail nor Eurail is valid on this train

  • Thello (both day and night train services France <-> Italy)
    Reservation = required. Possible at the station only or directly through Thello's website
    Availability = Eurail/Interrail passes aren't valid on board these trains
    A discount to the full fare is applied upon showing your pass at the ticket booth


  • NightJet (night train in Italy and Central/Western Europe)
    Reservation = required  
    Availability = unlimited untill train is full
    €10-€20 p.p. for (reclining) seats, €20-€40 p.p. for couchette (bunk beds) or sleeping cars (€45-€105 p.p.)

Rail Map - Italy

Rail Map - Italy